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Life and Career

Highlights of the life and career of Irving Penn, one of the leading photographers of the 20th century and a technical master of both color and black-and-white photographic printing. He worked across several genres, including advertising, ethnographic studies, fashion, nudes, portraits, still life, travel and street photography, and book projects.

Exhibition History

Chronological listing of group and solo exhibitions in which Irving Penn's photographs appeared. Traveling exhibitions are listed under the year of the earliest venue.